Arunachal Pradesh : Protests Erupt In Longding Over Insurgency, Abduction 

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Members of Wancho Community, residing at Longding District of Arunachal Pradesh staged massive demonstration over unlawful taxation and abduction by the rebels of proscribed group – NSCN-KYA militants.

The outraged youth and peasants screamed slogans against the alleged atrocities of the NSCN-KYA, holding placards and banners with inscriptions such as “No Extortion”, “No Kidnapping”, and “No More Humiliation”.

According to reports, the NSCN-KYA has adopted a new approach in recent times, due to prolonged pressure from security forces’ against insurgent groups operating in Arunachal Pradesh’s Longding district.

In order to avert detection by security personnel, NSCN-KYA operatives are using Nagaland’s Mon area as a safe haven to carry out their unlawful activities. Meanwhile, rebels deceitfully summoned local populace for interactions, and violently detained them in order to get a ransom.

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